Atrocities on Dalits Have Increased After SC’s Ruling on SC/ST Act: BJP MP

Advocating “reservation in Supreme Court and High Courts”, BJP MP Udit Raj on Friday maintained that the atrocities on Dalits have increased after the apex court’s ruling on the SC/ST (Prevention of... Read more »

Maharashtra atrocity on 3 Dalit boys: Rahul blames RSS/BJP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the RSS and Bharatiya Janata Party’ politics after three Dalit boys were paraded nude and assaulted for swimming in a village well in Wakadi village.... Read more »

Anti-Dalit stir in Maharashtra worries BJP ahead of 2019 elections

Fast-tracking the work on a mega Ambedkar memorial and 100% subsidy to buy farmland for poor and landless scheduled caste labourers — these are among programme that the BJP government in Maharashtra... Read more »

Strive for welfare of SCs, STs: K Ramulu, Member of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes

Member of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes K Ramulu has instructed the officials concerned to strive for the welfare of the downtrodden community with a commitment and dedication. He held a... Read more »

Furore in Maharashtra as 3 Dalit boys paraded nude for swimming in village well

In a shocking incident, three minor Dalit boys were stripped, beaten and paraded nude in a village here for allegedly swimming in a village well, officials said here on Thursday. The issue... Read more »

Dalit boy thrashed by Darbar boys, horrific video goes viral

A 13-year-old Dalit boy from Vithlapur village in Ahmedabad district was allegedly beaten and humiliated by youths from the upper caste Darbar community on Wednesday. The incident — which took place near... Read more »

Nearly a Third of India’s Adivasis Fear Being Framed for Maoist Activities, Finds Study

A substantial chunk of India’s marginalised population harbours fears of being falsely implicated in anti-state Maoist activities as well as petty crimes – a feeling only reinforced by the recent arrests in... Read more »

Dalits Groups to Plan Nationwide Protest Against Centre’s Lateral Entry Announcement

Dalit groups have called for a nationwide protest against the Narendra Modi government’s decision to open joint secretary-level positions to lateral entry. According to the Times of India, this protest may occur... Read more »

Rahul condoles Dalit Scientist-farmer’s death, Decries Apathy

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday decried the nation’s apathy towards the achievements of a Dalit farmer who had developed the HMT variety of paddy but died unsung and in poverty. “Dadaji... Read more »

Gujarat: Drop 74 cases against Dalits, activist Kaushik Parmar writes to minister

Two days after state Social Justice & Empowerment Minister of Gujarat Ishwar Parmar said that he has not received any official representation from anyone, demanding withdrawal of cases against Dalits, filed in... Read more »